Oct 7, 2012 2:00pm PDT
to the environment. >> reporter: that's a big question, too. they have designed his suit and the balloon and the capsule to withstand all this. we're going to show you where the balloon is going to be launched. our photo journalist mike love and i pivot over to the field over here. this is where the balloon will be launched. the balloon is 55 stories high to pull him up to the edge of space. the plan is once he steps off and starting the free fall, the balloon and capsule will fall back to earth on their own and retreat. the plan is to preserve the two for history, and hopefully that will happen and all can be preserved. it's going to be very exciting. it will take about 20 minutes total, so we'll see. >> you are poised to witness it all. thanks so much, brian todd, keep us posted. this might now happen on tuesday pending weather. >>> some military wives knew this would get your attention. going topless, but there's a series cause behind what they're doing. ♪ [ male announcer ] its lightweight construction makes it nimble... ♪ its road gripping performance makes it a cadillac. introd
Oct 7, 2012 10:00pm EDT
complicated cocktail of biology, environment and psychology, and it's not a behavioral choice. >> let me play devil's advocate here, and you say nobody chooses to be overweight. >> or anorexic. >> many people say it's the lifestyle choices and the food choices that you make. you are very much in the public spotlight and what are your thoughts on this? >> i definitely think that you absolutely -- i agree with you, doctor, you cannot choose to be obese. you don't choose to be anorexic. it just seems to be people think you probably sit at home and eat tons of food or sit at home and don't eat anything at all and that's a choice, but it's beyond that. >> not just in the news media, and let's take chris christie as an example, a figure who has been publicly criticized about his figure and weight, and he is very overweight and he knows it and admits it and he addressed this issue time and again, and even discussing it with piers morgan. >> i struggle with my weight. i have been struggling a long time for it and i know it would be better for my kids if i got it more under control, so i feel a sense
Oct 8, 2012 1:00pm PDT
the procedures. joe down in mission control is talking to you. you know you're in a hostile environment. and you cannot think about anything else. you have to be focused, otherwise you're going to die. >> reporter: i asked kitinger whose record from jumping from 102,000 feet has stood for 52 years, if he has a tinge of jealousy. >> he's advancing science and he'll do a great job. >> reporter: and that's key here. the records mean a lot. but what this team wants to get out of this is the scientific and aerospace advancements. they want to see if that suit that felix is going to wear is going to be the next generation spacesuit, to see if people can survive outside a space vehicle inside event of a malfunction. >> what a soir, brian, thank you. >>> you're in "the situation room." happening now, mitt romney says president obama is leading from behind. but he isn't the first to use that description. we have the reporter who heard it first from a member of the obama administration. >>> we also have inside information about vice president joe biden's preparations for his crucial debate with paul ryan.
Oct 1, 2012 1:00pm PDT
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Oct 8, 2012 3:00am PDT
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